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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-20-2014, 02:57 PM Thread Starter
 
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'Toos vs. Macaws?

It seems to me like cockatoo and macaw ownership are similar in that you basically have a two-year old in your home for the rest of your life. But it seems different in that I've heard cockatoos are much more prone to undesirable behavior and stuff. But that's just what I've heard. So how do cockatoo and macaw ownership compare and contrast?
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Macaws are more bird like and cockatoos are more human Macaws in my opinion are far, far more independent whereas a cockatoo NEEDS you

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I think what Daisy said was right on.




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Yep, Daisy is right. It depends on the species, of course, because not all macaws are the same and not all toos are the same but if we were to generalize, she is right on the money.
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